Ross Arnold

November 07, 1946 - August 02, 2019

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Monday, August 05, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel

Monday, August 05, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Tuesday, August 06, 1:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Ross Arnold, 72, of Kendallville died Friday, August 2, 2019, at 2:15 p.m. at his residence.

He was born November 7, 1946, in Floyd County, Kentucky, to Bunn and Alice (Moore) Arnold. They preceded him in death.

On July 26, 1968, in Kendallville he married the love of his life Beatrice Slone. After 42 years of marriage, she preceded him in death on August 27, 2010.

Mr. Arnold had worked at Lane Foundry, Kendallville Foundry, and retired from Quick Tanks in Kendallville.

He was a member and associate pastor at God’s House in Kendallville.

Surviving are three daughters, Melissa (Ted) Prater of Tekonsha, Michigan, Melinda (Bill) Sexton of Kendallville, and Susie Holliman of Union City, Michigan; two sons, Robert (Karen) Newsome of Garrett and Justin Arnold of Parma, Michigan; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren, with one more on the way; a sister, Belinda England of Kendallville; two brothers, Jimmy Arnold of Kendalville and Randall Arnold of Kendallville; and his beloved dog, Harley.

He was also preceded in death by a grandchild; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Roger Arnold.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Pastor Jerry Pearson of God’s House in Kendallville officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery, Kendallville.

Pallbearers are Derek Leins, Dillon Rasnake, Joseph Rasnake, Bill Sexton, Ted Prater, and Danny Arnold.
Calling is Monday, August 5, 2019, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Preferred memorials are to God’s House in Kendallville.

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Teresa Betz
August 6th, 2019 4:28pm
Ft. Wayne Indiana

Justin and family, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. My thoughts are prayers are with you..

Maxine Keene
August 5th, 2019 3:59pm

This wonderful man will be sorely missed, not only by his family but by all who knew him. A wonderful asst pastor who loved the Lord with all his soul. Always smiling, always ready to do whatever he felt needed done. Prayers for all the family. I love you all.

Loretta Reeve
August 3rd, 2019 7:14pm
Louisa Kentucky

Uncle Ross we will all miss u now your having fun up in heaven with dad and aunt Beatrice we will love and miss u always have

Tonya Bryson
August 3rd, 2019 7:04pm

Prayers and deepest sympathy to the family. Ross was always so sweet to my Hannah bug. May he rest in peace and may God give comfort and strength to the family at this time. Love Tonya Roger and Hannah